Vintage B3 Flying Shearling Sheepskin Aviator USAF Style Bomber Jacket L / XL
The shearling lined B-3 sheepskin bomber jacket was designed and first manufactured in the 1940’s to help pilots endure the extreme cold experienced in the cockpit. This is a vintage USAF style shearling jacket using the same original B-3 styling.
This is a heavy duty high quality vintage B-3 shearling sheepskin jacket approx 2.8kg in weight, with a soft shearling sheepskin pile, guaranteed to help keep you warm.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of wear, heavy abrasion and discolouration throughout. There have been two small glue repairs; one to the back right hem (as worn) and the other to the back right shoulder area. There has also been a small stitch repair to the back left hem.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
SIZE: M in the back neck but this is a very generous cut and fits more like L / XL (UK Sizing) with a 52in full external chest and the overall fit - but it depends how loose you like to wear. Please note this has thick sheepskin internally so you need to allow room for movement (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 100% Leather Shearling Sheepskin.
- Front metal zip
- 2 lower welt pockets
- 2 leather collar belts
- 2 hem side cinch belts
- Cuffs can be worn up or down
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE: Please DO NOT solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand. Also, for vintage and pre-worn items the shape may have changed after years of being worn. The best way to ensure your correct fit is to compare the measurements listed to a similar item that fits you well.
EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:
A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 26in (66cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end rolled down: 27in (68.5cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 23in (58.5cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 28in (71cm)
Please do not solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand.
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